Absorbs Meaning

There are 9 meaning(s) for word Absorbs

Absorbs Meaning 1 : consume all of one's attention or time

    Example : Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

    Synonyms : engage,  engross,  occupy
Absorbs Meaning 2 : take up, as of debts or payments

    Example : absorb the costs for something

    Synonyms : take over
Absorbs Meaning 3 : take up mentally

    Example : he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

    Synonyms : assimilate,  ingest,  take in
Absorbs Meaning 4 : suck or take up or in

    Example : A black star absorbs all matter

    Synonyms : take in
Absorbs Meaning 5 : take in, also metaphorically

    Example : The sponge absorbs water well

    Synonyms : draw,  imbibe,  soak up,  sop up,  suck,  suck up,  take in,  take up
Absorbs Meaning 6 : devote (oneself) fully to

    Synonyms : engross,  engulf,  immerse,  plunge,  soak up,  steep
Absorbs Meaning 7 : assimilate or take in

    Example : The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society

Absorbs Meaning 8 : become imbued

    Example : The liquids, light, and gases absorb

Absorbs Meaning 9 : cause to become one with

    Example : The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax